Young Yoon
Middleware Systems Research Group
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Toronto


January 1st, 2014: Paper about scalable event disssemination system accepted to apper at MobileCloud 2014

August 25th, 2014: Young to give invited lectures on introduction to cloud computing and big data at Korea University and Sungkyunkwan University on December, 2 years in a row.

August 28th, 2014: Young to give an invited talk about pub/sub-based distributed workflow management system at IBM T. J. Watson Center on September.

August 28th, 2014: Joint work with Professor Buyya on software-defined cloud to appear at ICACCI 2014

September 23rd, 2014: Two patent applications about semantic caching and device cloud collaboration agents submitted.

May 8th, 2015: SDN extension to CloudSIM presented at CCGrid 2015

June 1st, 2015: Overlay transformation planning technique to be presented at ICDCS 2015

July 8th, 2015: Extended overlay transformation planning paper under review at MIDDLEWARE 2015

Young joined The Department of Computer Engineering at Hongik University as an assistant professor. Visit the new homepage.

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Hello, thanks for visiting my homepage. Where should I start.. I am a Korean-American who was born in Lubbock, Texas. Don't ask me if I ever saw cowboys :) But, I spent most of my youth in South Korea. I even served in the military in South Korea for 26 months. After the military service, I went to The University of Texas at Austin (Hook'em!) and earned bachelor's and master's degree in computer sciences in 2003 and 2006, respectively. Then, I worked in Toronto for about 2 years. During this time period, I met my wonderful wife Jihyun a.k.a "Jan" and became a proud father of two fabulous kids as you can seen in the photo on the left. On April 25th, 2013, I completed all the requirements to obtain PhD in Electrical and Computer engineering at University of Toronto. My supervisor is Professor Hans-Arno Jacobsen. I am also a member of Middleware Systems Reseach Group (MSRG) where highly diverse research activities are taking place.

I have worked in the industry for more than 5 years. I was a full-time software developer at Platform Computing (now a IBM company). I did multiple internships at Telus, Korea Telecom, NetcoreTech and IBM T.J. Watson Research Center.

I am currently focusing on SDN-based application acceleration, the management of distributed workflows on Cloud, various adaptation techniques for content-based publish/subscribe overlays, service choreographies framework and personalized web services. Yes, I am interested in a wide-spectrum of research topics because I am problem-oriented. I find what people need and what problems they face, first. I do not blindly follow the most sought-after research topics, and I'm proud of it!

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